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#Canoeing: The inaugural Canoeing Ireland National Awards at the Spa Hotel in Lucan on Saturday night were a success. The prizes were spread across a range of disciplines, with young competitors to the fore. Jenny Egan and Ronan Foley were honoured in both sprint and marathon categories. One of the most popular awards on the night went to Aido Barber of canoe polo. He was named the volunteer of the year.
The keynote speaker was the president of the Olympic Federation of Ireland, Sarah Keane.
Canoeing Ireland National Awards
Freestyle: Senior Male: Dave McClure. Junior Female: Aoife Hanrahan, Junior Male: Sean Noonan.
Marathon: Sen: Jenny Egan, Barry Watkins. Jun: Ronan Foley
Polo: Sen: Rachel Molloy, Mark McCormack. Jun: Ciara Gurrhy, Zeke Wilson.
Slalom: Sen: Aisling Conlan, Liam Jegou. Jun: Maeve Martin, Tom Morley.
Sprint: Sen: Jenny Egan, Patrick O’Leary (paracanoeist). Jun: Kate McCarthy, Ronan Foley.
Surf: Sen: Aisling Griffin, Michael Barry. Jun: Megan Gamble, Jamie O’Brien
Whitewater: Darragh Clarke (junior male)
Community Impact: Kilkenny Aqua Canoe Club
Event of the Year: UCD Varsities
Team of the Year: Kilcock Demons
Volunteer of the Year: Aidrian Barber